Sandra Gail Lambert

February 27, 2012

ECWC Alumna, Sandra Gail Lambert, has recently had work accepted into the journals Arts and LettersThe North American Review, and The Alaska Quarterly Review.

Congratulations, Sandra!!

Amy Paige Condon

June 17, 2011

Congratulations to ECWC alumna, Amy Paige Condon. Earlier this month, Amy received her MFA (specializing in literary journalism and creative nonfiction) from the Savannah College of Art and Design. She was also awarded the Presidential Medal by SCAD President Paula Wallace.


Congrats, Amy!

Athena Sasso

August 23, 2010

Congratulations to Athena Sasso (WIP ’08 - ’10) whose short story “The Account in Question” was a finalist in Glimmer Train’s April 2010 contest (Honorable Mention). Her flash fiction piece “Made Me Look” will be published in the 30.1 issue of Existere Journal of Arts and Literature, Fall 2010/Winter 2011.
Congrats, Athena!

Nicole Roberge

November 13, 2009

Congrats to WIP Alumna Nicole Roberge. Nicole’s memoir, HANG IN THERE, WHEREVER “THERE” IS, will be published in 2010 by Chipmunka Publishing.  Based in London, the publisher focuses on both factual and creative literature dealing with mental health disorders.

Congrats, Nicole!

Tamara Linse

October 30, 2009

WIP Alumna, Tamara Linse (’08), will have her short story, “The Body Animal,” appear in the Spring 2010 Issue of Talking River.

You can see the rest of Tamara’s recent publications on her new website.

Congrats, Tamara!

Karina Berg Johansson

October 15, 2009

Congratulations to Karina Berg Johansson (WIP ’08, ’09) who has just sold the rights to the novel she was working on during the 2009 Writers in Paradise conference. Synvilla in Swedish, or Delusion in English, will be published in Swedish as a YA novel by the Swedish publisher Rabén & Sjögren in the fall of 2010.

Karina was also selected for “Best Of” her 2009 novel workshop with Dennis Lehane and an excerpt of her novel appears in Sabal Vol 4.

Congrats, Karina!

Lori Roy

July 14, 2009

Congratulations to WIP Alumna Lori Roy (’06, ’08, ’09).  Lori was recently signed by literary agent Jenny Bent at The Bent Agency. Her novel, BENT ROAD, was bought at auction by Denise Roy at Dutton. BENT ROAD is slated for publication in 2010.

In addition to attending Writers in Paradise, Lori has also studied at the Solstice Summer Writers’ Conference at Pine Manor College.

Congrats, Lori!!!

Angie Jones

June 19, 2009

Congrats to Angie Jones (WIP ’06, ’08, ’09) whose free-verse poem “Berry Picking” and personal essay “A Test of Love” appeared in the 2009 Eckerd Review.

Angie will also have the opportunity to serve as a PEL student representative on the Editorial Board of the 2010 Eckerd Review, the literary review of Eckerd College.

Congrats, Angie!

Lily Prellezo

February 26, 2009

Congrats to WIP Alumna, Lily Prellezo.  Her book, written in collaboration with Jose Basulto;  Seagull One: The True Story of Jose Basulto and Brothers to the Rescue will be published in Fall 2010 by the University Press of Florida.

The nonfiction narrative tells the story of the seventeen nationalities that came together in multi-ethnic Miami to save the lives of the rafters leaving Cuba during the 1990s. On February 24, 1996, Castro ordered two planes shot down, killing three Americans and one U.S. resident. The pilots were a broad spectrum of ex-CIA freedom-fighters, teenage pilots, and soccer moms.

Congrats, Lily!

Angie Jones

January 9, 2009

Great news from WIP Alumna, Angie Jones. Her poem “First Taste of War” was awarded honorable mention in New Millennium Writings’ Winter 2007-08 poetry contest and was published in New Millennium Writings 2008-09.

Congratulations, Angie!


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